Terms

Engagement / Portrait

1. If the Photographer cannot attend the shooting due to personal reasons, full amount of the deposit will be refunded to the Client. Otherwise, the 50% deposit cannot be refunded, exchanged and transferred under any circumstances.

2. The remaining 50% of the deposit needs to be paid within 2 days after the shooting. Late payment will affect the date for photo delivery.

3. Extra shooting time requires notification in advance, charge for which is $1,800/hour.

4. Full-resolution refers to 3mb of size for each photo.

5. Except for necessary circumstances, the Client cannot bring along other parties to the shooting.

6. Transit, break and clothes-changing and makeup (except the first make up time) are included in the shooting time. There is a 30-minute break for a 6-hour shoot.

7. The Photographer is not liable to the safety of the Client’s personal belonging.

8. The Client and the Photographer both have the right to reschedule shooting due to poor weather conditions. The Client needs to notify the photographer 2 days in advance for rescheduling. The Client can reschedule shooting 3 times for free, only due to poor weather conditions.

9. After the shooting, the Client has to send the Photographer and the crew to the nearest MTR or bus station.

10. The Photographer cannot guarantee the qualities of other vendors, but the Photographer will cooperate with the best ones.

11. Photos will be delivered to the Client within 12 weeks. Extra cost will be charged if the Client requires the delivery to be made less than 8 weeks.

12. The Client can ask for edits of the photos within 3 days after receiving the photos. Otherwise, an extra cost of $250 for a photo will be charged.

13. All photos taken may be used for promotion purposes. The Photographer has the right to publish the photos to media without the permission of the Client.

14. Should any dispute arise, the decision of Sophia Kwan Weddings shall be final.

Wedding

1. If the Photographer cannot attend the shooting due to personal reasons, full amount of the deposit will be refunded to the Client. Otherwise, the 50% deposit cannot be refunded, exchanged and transferred under any circumstances.

2. The remaining 50% of the deposit needs to be paid on the shooting day. Late payment will affect the date for photo delivery.

3. Extra shooting time is HK$900/half hour/team plus taxi fee if the shooting time is earlier than 8:30am or later than 11:00pm.

4. Full-resolution refers to at least 3mb of size for each photo.

5. Fine retouching refers to the enhancement of body shapes and skins in the photos; Basic retouching refers to color-tuning of the photos.

6. The Client has to provide lunch, dinner and transportation for the Photographer and the crew on the shooting day.

7. Taxi fees are needed for special locations and venues at all times, include the way from venue to photographer’s home. By special locations, it includes places cannot be reached by walking for 10 mins from MTR and KCR stations and all islands.

HK Side: Mid levels, Tai Hang, Stanley, Aberdeen, and etc.

Kowloon Side: Sai Kung, Sham Tseng, Park Island

NT Side: Tuen Mun, Yuen Long, Tin Shui Wan, Taipo, Sheung Shui (areas that cannot be reached by KCR)

Special venues include Hong Kong Parkview, Aberdeen Marina Club, Hong Kong Disneyland, Ocean Park, The Verandah Repulse Bay, Hong Kong Club, and etc.

8 If a Typhoon Warning Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted or a Black Rainstorm Warning is in effect at 7:00 a.m. on the wedding day:

8.1 The Clients may elect to cancel the shooting. Subject to the schedule of Sophia Kwan Weddings, the shooting may be rescheduled to another day within 6 months from the wedding day and HKD1,000 surcharge will be charged;

8.2 The Client may elect to have the shooting. In such circumstances, an additional fee of

HK$6,000 per crew will be charged for shooting (“Adverse Weather Charges”).

Taxi fees are needed to the shooting venue.

The client should also guarantee the safety of the crew. The client is responsible for any injuries of the crew or equipment loss due to severe weather conditions.

8.3 If a Typhoon Warning Signal No. 3 is hoisted or a Yellow/ Red Rainstorm Warning is in effect at 7:00 a.m. on the wedding day:

Taxi fees are needed to the shooting venue.

9. In circumstances when parking fees apply, the client will be the one to pay for the charges.

10. Sophia Kwan Weddings is the exclusive provider of the photography services on your wedding day.

11. Photos will be delivered to the Client within 12 weeks. Extra cost will be charged if the Client requires the delivery to be made less than 8 weeks.

12. The Client can ask for edits of the photos within 3 days after receiving the photos. Otherwise, an extra cost of HK$250 for a photo will be charged.

13. All photos taken may be used for promotion purposes. The Photographer has the right to publish the photos to media without the permission of the Client.

14. The Photographer is not liable to the safety of the Client’s personal belonging.

15. Should any dispute arise, the decision of Sophia Kwan Weddings shall be final.

 

Boudoir

1. If the Photographer cannot attend the shooting due to personal reasons, full amount of the deposit will be refunded to the Client. Otherwise, the 50% deposit cannot be refunded, exchanged and transferred under any circumstances.

2. The remaining 50% of the deposit needs to be paid by cash on the shooting day or transferred one day before the shooting day. Late payment will affect the date for photo delivery.

3. Full-resolution refers to at least 3mb of size for each photo.

4. Fine retouching refers to the enhancement of body shapes and skins in the photos; Basic retouching refers to color-tuning of the photos.

5. The Photographer cannot guarantee the qualities of other vendors, but the Photographer will cooperate with the best ones.

6. Photos will be delivered to the Client within 12-15 weeks. Extra cost will be charged if the Client requires the delivery to be made less than 8 weeks.

7. The Client can ask for edits of the photos within 3 days after receiving the photos. Otherwise, an extra cost of HK$250 for a photo will be charged.

8. All photos taken may be used for promotion purposes. The Photographer has the right to publish the photos to media with the permission of the Client.

9. The Photographer is not liable to the safety of the Client’s personal belonging.

10. All photos will be kept by the photographer for 6 months. After 6 months, the photographer will delete all photos.

11. Except for necessary circumstances, the Client cannot bring along other parties to the shooting.

12. Transit, break and clothes-changing and makeup (except the first make up time) are included in the shooting time.

13. The Client and the Photographer both have the right to reschedule shooting due to poor weather conditions. The Client needs to notify the photographer 2 days in advance for rescheduling. The Client can reschedule shooting 3 times for free, only due to poor weather conditions.

14. Should any dispute arise, the decision of Sophia Kwan Weddings shall be final.